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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

FBI reaches out to Hasidic Jews to fight antisemitism – but bureau has fraught history with Judaism

FBI reaches out to Hasidic Jews to fight antisemitism – but bureau has fraught history with Judaism

Sarah Imhoff , Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University April 27, 2021

The FBI wants to hear from Hasidim, or “ultra-Orthodox” Jews. The Hate Crimes Unit said as much when it issued announcements – in both Yiddish and Hebrew – asking Jews to report antisemitic incidents in an outreach campaign launched in April 2021. The...

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